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handedly so the focus will be there to go out and shore up democratic efforts in virginia and in pennsylvania and other states that are not such sure things as maryland may be in this election. those two states, virginia and pennsylvania, are among what they traditionally call battleground states, is anything but certain. in virginia, the question of victory applies not only to the presidential contest but also to the senate race. it is a tough battle there between tim kaine, one former governor, and george allen, another. that is up in the air and certainly to be decided later. for the district, it is unfortunately the same old story. no love no, respect. they're seated as far away as could be, as anybody was. they tried to have a rally that fizzled and never did catch fire. and not a word was ever mentioned about the fact that more than half a million people do not have a vote in congress. we are, we as americans, have a lot of work ahead of us for the local politicians, it will be a struggle. >>> one nation under god, in indivisib indivisible, with liberty and justice f
valley, mountains of west virginia, western maryland, all the areas of dark green in the 50s. that includes nearby suburbs in prince george's, arlington, fairfax, montgomery counties. reagan national is at 62. later today, here is your hour by hour for the day. by 6:00 a.m., still in the 50s and low 60s. chilly, not a lot of wind. wind will pick up later this morning and be a bit blustery through midday and into the afternoon. lots of sun. highs reaching upper 70s by midafternoon. sunrise 6:45. sunset 6:24. i'm back in ten minutes with a hometown forecast. right now mike is in for danella with your "first 4 traffic." >>> things looking good on the beltway. the construction on wilson bridge has been taken away. no residual delays. let's talk about the beltway in maryland. no delays on the outer loop from 95 to 270. here we are taking a live look at colesville road. it's about a ten-minute ride from 95 to 270 at 61 miles an hour. if you're planning on taking mass transit, worry free on the metro real, marc trains, and virginia rail express. >> thank you. >>> new this morning, a
the shenandoah valley and much of northern virginia into the mountains, all these areas in blue are in the 40s. and on the eastern shore, too, away from the waters, a few locations there in the 40s this morning. and we're going to have another gorgeous day, but this chilly morning will be with us here for another few hours. by noontime, the low 70s. low humidity the rest of the afternoon. bright, sparkling sun and a sapphire blue sky. highs reaching upper 70s by midafternoon. sunrise, 6:46. sunset, 7:22. i'm back in ten minutes with another hometown forecast. mike is in for dawnela with your first 4 traffic. >> good morning. things looking good on the beltway. no serious delays on the inner or outer loop. let's look at 66 eastbound side. fantastic as you make your way to 495. live look at fairfax county parkway, eastbound side on the right side of the screen. no major backups there. about an ñ5 náde the beltway at leesburg pike, things looking good. seven minute ride from 495 to glebe road. worry free on metro, marc trains and the virginia railway express. mike? >>> here in washington, the
between him and the state of virginia. it involves governor mcdonnell's decision to remove him from the board for his travel spending. he said he's going to resign next month to avoid being a distraction. >>> it is 5:05. i am watching your money. better than expected news about the housing market. that was good news for stocks. investors encouraged by news that the sales of existing homes jumped to the best level in two years last month. builders broke ground on more new homes in august than all. good pieces of news. checking the numbers, the dow stands at 13,577. rose about 13 points in trading yesterday. nasdaq was better by 5. s&p 500 was better by 2. >>> nearly six million americans will face a tax penalty for not carrying medical coverage once president obama's new health care law goes into effect. that's two million more than previously estimated according to congressional analysts. most of them are expected to be middle class americans. the average penalty will be $1200. >>> want your starbucks at home but don't want to make a whole pot of coffee? starbucks is muscling in on
over to you. >>> back to school for hundreds of thousands of students in northern virginia. that includes the 11th largest school district in the country. fairfax county. set to welcome back 180,000 students today. fairfax county police will be out in full force making sure drivers follow the school bus laws. drivers should come to a complete stop in both directions when a school bus is loading or unloading with flashing lights. police say the ten feet surrounding the school bus is the most dangerous area for students to get hit by cars. >>> it's also the first day of school for more than 22,000 students in arlington kint in year parents in arlington are upset about the school district's new busing policy. starting today hundreds of students who used to take the bus will now have to walk to school. tracee wilkins is live in wakefield high school with more on the policy and the petition against it. tracee, good morning. >> reporter: officials are saying that more than 1,000 students will be hitting the roads and sidewalks this year, walking instead of riding buses because of
, maryland, virginia, the eastern shore, the northern neck, most of these areas are down into the low and mid 50s. on the bay waters, it's right around 60 degrees. by 6:00 a.m., we'll be into the mid 50s under a clear sky. sunrise is at 6:48. by noontime, another gorgeous middle of the day, mid 70s, low humidity. and back home from work and school by mid afternoon near 80 and late afternoon the upper 70s. another hometown forecast, a look at your traffic this morning. >> good morning, tom. let's start with the rails this morning. not seeing any delays on the rails, but if you're taking camden train number 843, there will be no working restrooms today. avoid the extra cup of coffee. i'm doing you a favor. let's head to the roadways. no issues around the area, except still seeing some road work. we'll take a look at that. traveling westbound, they're picking up the cones right now. still up, though, in the right lane. so if you stick to the left, things are fine, but volume still pretty light in this area. eastbound, clear outside the beltway on i-66. and no issues as we head inside the beltway
're around baltimore, we've got more rain that sits back in west virginia. the other side of i-81. that's what's going to slowly be making its way eastward throughout the morning. i think by the time we get to mid morning, 8:00, 9:00 a.m., we will see those showers here locally and again just that showers for the area. nothing too heavy for the early part of the day. 79 degrees right now. high humidity. that's what's going to be sticking around all day today. even after i think the rain ends. we still have quite a bit of humidity. showers develop around 7:00, 8:00 a.m. 720 to 77 degrees. by noontime today, area of rain. some heavy already. 81 to 85. we're going to top out in the upper 80s today. cloudy sky. rain continuing. not really ending. >>> good news taking the beltway. checking out road work set up first at prince george's county. you have the right side blocked. completely gone at this time. also taking the beltway this time the outer loop approaching new hampshire avenue. the work zone there as you got closer to university boulevard, all of your lanes narrowed into just one rig
in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >>> diners must travel 260 feet below ground to eat at the pop down restaurant at an old mine in finland. the food isn't cheap. a four-course meal runs you $164. the restaurant is only open for a limited time. it closes on september 24th. does the food taste better down there perhaps? >> i'm doubting it. >> it's just a novelty of it. >> exactly. people like to be the first to try something novel and hope that there's not a cave-in. >> i bet you the food is good, though. >> looks like it. >> $164 is a lot of money. >>> 11 minutes after 5:00 on this wednesday morning. another cool start to the day. live look outside for you this morning. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein with a look at our forecast. >> a live view
center. see you in a bit. >>> skeletal remains found last month in stafford county, virginia have now been identified. katherine bryant of washington, d.c. was 33 years old when she was reported missing in the summer of 2006. d.n.a. determined the remains discovered on august 16 off i- 95 were hers. foul play is suspected in bryant's death. >>> the family of a hit and run victim is making a plea for help now. it has been a ebony johnson was struck and called while crossing nailer road. the driver did not stop. johnson's four children are still asking when their mom is going to come home. police believe the car that hit her was a black acura. if you have any information, please call park police. >>> after eight years on the job, fairfax county's police chief is stepping down. he will leave his post october 20 to become the county executive for public safety. in the new position he'll have oversight of police, fire and rescue, public safety communications and the office of emergency management. chief rohrer took over for chief thomas manger in 2004 when manger left to become montgomery
to remember a herndon, virginia family found dead inside their home. a vigil for the peterson family took place at the floorest methodist church. the father albert peterson shot his two sons and wife before taking his own life. 16-year-old matthew was a high school student and his 13-year- old brother was a middle school student. >>> yesterday we told but a d.c. man who has been repeatedly stalked and assaulted by his exgirl friend. karen young has been sentenced to 180 days in jail on domestic abuse charges. however, the judge suspended all but seven days of that sentence. she's also been ordered to serve one year probation and undergo mental health assessments as well as drug and alcohol screening. >>> pepco customers, two pieces of bad news for you this morning. d.c. leaders have approved pepco's request of a rate hike which works out to be $2.60 more per month on the average bill which is about a half of the $5 hike pepco requested. however, union representing pepco workers has rejected what pepco called its final contract offer. that increases the chance now of a strike or a lockout.
with the exception of route 50 in maryland. taking a look right now at the i understand comment virginia, mt. zepher street, vehicle far. no series worries on 95 and the vw parkway. 197. here we are, 95 at 216. no serious delays. live look. ten minutes ride from there to the beltway at 59 miles an hour. >>> this morning residents in bloomingdale are cleaning up after yet another flood. megan mcgrath is live there with a look at the damage for us. good morning, megan. >> good morning. it has become an all too familiar problem in this neighborhood. they have flooded four times in the last several weeks. we're here along rhode island avenue at first street. this is one of the trouble spots here down at the bottom of the hill. this is a low spot. they have been flooding. every time we get a severe storm in the area, the water has just not been able to drain properly into the storm system. the storm drains here. it all backs up in a whole area ends up under water. take a look at this video shot yesterday. they actually had a situation where they had to rescue a person who got caught up in the flood water
. first 4 traffic with danella. >>> checking out the roadways for you, if you're traveling in virginia, making your commute along the dulles toll road. travel lanes are open. not seeing any road work in place. 66 looks clear. earlier there was road work set up east and west. those cones are set up. let's get a live look as you look at sudley eastbound, nice and clear. traveling inside the beltway on i-66 as well, no incidents to report. if you're taking the rails, i'm checking them now. no delays along the metro, marc, or vre. all running on or close to schedule. angie and aaron, back over to you. >>> we're following a developing story in the middle east. just in the last couple of hours, a no-fly zone put in place over benghazi, libya, after the deadly embassy attack there. this comes as protests rage in 11 countries. a live look from cairo, egypt, this morning. crowds still gathered outside the u.s. embassy. news 4's melissa mollet live with the latest of the situation on the ground. >> these demonstrations continue overseas. so far more than 200 people have been injured in the prote
. temperatures as mike said you are going to need a jacket. winchester down to 46. peters burglary, west virginia 3 degrees -- petersburg, west virginia. 39 degrees. monika? >> reporter: we are doing well for a monday morning. you know how volumes increase early on a monday morning. keep that in mind. 395 looks great from the beltway to the 14th street bridge and into the downtown area. we'll take a live look right now on northbound 395. across the river here still very light. it is 95 that is going to load up quickly this morning. back to our maps this time on the north side of town. everything looks good to the beltway, outer loop, still no issue college park as you travel into silver spring. 270 coming in from shady grove very light down to the spur. back with more coming up at 5:09. back to you guys. >>> this time last week we were celebrating the birth of a giant panda cub. >> the little panda died and the zoo's team is trying to figure out what happened. kristen fisher has more on what we know. >> reporter: good morning, a sad day here at the zoo. got to tell you last night the zoo's pathol
that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> a traffic alert now for drivers in northern virginia. a busy off-ramp in tysons corner will soon be back open. at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow, crews will reopen the ramp from southbound 123 to westbound route 7. drivers have been using a temporary ramp. the regular rp had been closed while a tunnel was being built for metro's silver line. >>> 5:06 now, 76 degrees. a neighborhood on alert. a man bruised and beaten is sharing his story. >>> and the airline known for low fares that's now on the way to our region. >>> plus, hot and sticky weather. is relief on the way soon? storm team 4 meteorologist [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... [ whispers ] 100 calories... say it again... [ whispers ] 100 calories... ma'am, hello? ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> welcome back. almost all cars
has died from west nile virus. virginia's health department confirmed a second death in northern virginia. the victim only described as an adult who lived in fairfax county. one person in d.c. has died from it as well d maryland has reported three cases of west nile deaths. >>> operations appear to be back to normal at disul less enter -- at dulles international airport after security officials is investigated a bomb threat around 9:00 last night. the united terminal was closed for a while. the daily parking garages were swept by authorities. no bombs were found. the flights were operational by 10:45 and the all clear was given by 11715. >>> -- by 11:15. >>> the national zoo panda's team has few clues to go on in the death of the panda cub. the cub's body showed no signs of being smothered or crushed by its mother but preliminary tests did turn up fluid in the cub's abdomen as well as abnormal liver coloring. >> this can suggest there was a liver component to the death but we won't know until we get the slides back. >> panda team is now concentrating on making sure mei xiang is o
of that moisture, portions of west virginia, northern virginia, just across the top of the beltway early other on this morning. most of that has moved off across the bay and will continue to slide on toward the east. as we continue with the southwest winds, more moisture coming in later on this afternoon. that will help us build back some of that cloud cover late in the day. kids heading out to the bus stop this morning don't need much with them. it will feel very comfortable in the 60s through the next several hours. then we'll slowly inch through the 70s through midday. here's what your planner has to say. mainly sunny skies through midday. however, we will see temperatures push quickly through the 70s, even hit those lower 80s by the 5:00 hour. but you will notice after 5:00 till about sunset at 7:00, we will see clouds become mostly cloudy and futurecast is definitely trying to bring in the moisture. now the jury is out on whether much of that is going to hit the metro area t. is hit or miss so not all of us are going to get wet this afternoon but we will see the opportunity for that rain
. >>> the circuit court in richmond is going to hear a lawsuit challenging lethal injection in virginia. a pair of alexandria lawyers filed this suit earlier this year, and they claim virginia executioners are illegally practicing medicine, pharmacy and anesthesiology without licenses. the department of corrections counters that since the purpose is for an execution to end a life. they say it's not a medical procedure. >>> thought we were out of the woods. a forecast for fewer stink bugs this year is now changing. it appears they're about to launch a new invasion. experts say stink bug numbers were actually down earlier this year from the year before, but as temperatures started to rise, so did their numbers. now that the numbers of stink bugs have built up in area farms and gardens, it's about to get colder and that temperature will drive them into buildings looking for heat instead. >> like our house. 5:35. >>> time for another your money report now. >> jessica doyle is back with a big hiring blitz you call it. >> i've got the heebie jeeb byes looking at those videos. let's talk about somethi
.s. senate in virginia is in the spotlight. two former virginia governors are now competing for the open seat. democrat tim kaine is calling for a thaw in that bitter partisanship we see on capitol hill while republican george allen steered his answers back toward the economy. now on the issue of taxes, cain would like to eliminate the bush era tax cuts for wealthy americans and allen opposes that. >> you ought the start off with what the house -- to start off with what the house passed and then look at ideas like reforming the tax code. make it more competitive. >> if the tax codes go back to where they were before we were in the longest economic expansion of the united states. that would produce $500 billion in revenue. >> now despite the polls, that show kaine with a comfortable lead in the race, george allen believes it will end up being a close race. >>> it is 5:06 and i am watching your money. on one street investor -- wall street investors got another reminder that the unemployment was weak. now stocks mixed on the news. checking the numbers -- >>> a security problem with spent explore
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